Now that I’m ‘politically educated’, I think democracy has become or has always been a joke!! … “There was a time when the word ‘democracy’ meant something … now it is a joke.”
There was a time when the word ‘democracy’ meant something…..now it is a joke.
In recent years those so-called ‘democracies’ are today backsliding from the principles they once lived by……and the US is one of those democracies…..
The US has been experiencing a “visible deterioration” in its relationship with democracy since 2019, a think tank says. And the organization saw a “decline in the quality of freedom of association and assembly” during the protests after the killing of George Floyd last year. But “a historic turning point,” says the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, arrived “when former president Donald Trump questioned the legitimacy of the 2020 election results in the United States.” For that, AFP reports, the US has earned a place for the first time on the global list of backsliding democracies.
“The United States is a high-performing democracy, and even improved its performance in indicators of…
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